D‑Link USB hubs ‑ portable, pocket size innovation

Increase the connectivity of your home or business devices using USB-C port adapters

D-Link is dedicated to driving digital transformation for homes and businesses, these USB-C devices are key innovative must have tools for the home and mobile work warrior.

The ongoing situation has resulted in an increase in devices and traffic at home. The demand is greater than ever for device connectivity, higher data rates and network capacity for device-dense environments.

For Black Friday and Christmas, we treated ourselves and family to new lightweight / luggable laptop models. The store salesman sold us on ultrabooks that are slim, light and fast, make working around the home and travelling more comfortable - only problem being we found is they had a limited number of expansion ports. 

Demand pushed manufacturers to make new laptops slimmer, so a new standard connector that is both smaller and can replace the many ports in use on traditional laptop designs (Thunderbolt, display ports (VGA/HDMI, Ethernet, USB Type A). The only way to access your USB external hard disk drives, smartphone, tablet or any input devices like a mouse is with a USB-C Hub Adapter. 

Connect to More

Any model portable USB adapter should be equipped to cover all modern connectivity requirements. Add additional USB ports, wired connectivity and video output to your computer, power transfer to multi devices (such as powering up mobile phone or travel power pack, add another screen via HDMI / VGA port.  

Given the current state of people being locked down to their home, we will focus on the popular USB-C to 2.5 Gbps Ethernet adapter. If you have a Gigabit router or faster, this adapter will bring the ultra-fast wired connection to your laptops or desktops. All you need to do is plug it in – simplicity in the palm of your hand.

Upgrade your laptop to 2.5 Gbps Ethernet

If you want a cost effective way to upgrade and future proof your business or home network with faster than Gigabit speeds, without the cost of all new wiring, consider the Dub-e250 (USB-C to 2.5G Ethernet Adapter.) A dream come true for data intensive users, video conferencing, gamers, photo and video editors

Instantly add multi-Gigabit connectivity to your laptop computer or desktop. Just plug the adapter into an available USB-C port and you’re ready to connect to your router or switch at 2.5x the speed of a standard Gigabit connection.

Make light work of file transfers

The Dub-e250 allows you to transfer large files in no time, or make light work of backups to a server or network storage device. This reliable adaptor allows you to connect to multi-gigabit speeds instantly, perfect for network intensive workloads.

I loved the added flexibility it gave me because I wasn’t forever plugging in and unplugging my external hard drive. I could just leave it attached and treat it as if it were onboard storage.

  • Ultra-slim design fits easily into pocket or laptop bag

  • Supports USB 3.0 data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps

  • Plug and play - no drivers or software needed

  • No external power supply needed

  • Built-in cable is perfect for travel. Fits easily into your pocket, backpack, briefcase or laptop bag

Other USB-C hubs

The other hubs in the D-Link range (Dub-M420, 510, 520, 610 and 810) look to provide you with additional connectivity for your ultrabooks, from an additional 4 ports to the biggest model offering 8. 

These ports range from superfast USB 3.0 ports to HDMI connectivity - allowing you to connect at up to 4k, a gigabit ethernet port and some models provide power delivery of up to 100W, charge all your USB devices and your laptop at the same time.

Easy to Use & Universal Connectivity

USB C to Ethernet Adapter (Thunderbolt 3 Compatible) is specially designed for the device to simply plug and play connect for Windows, Mac OS, iPadOS, Android and PS5, giving you a high speed wired network, perfect for downloading large files and watching movies.

Super Fast Gigabit Speed

The RJ-45 port provides an Ethernet speed up to 1Gbps / 1000Mbps, this is a perfect solution to buffer-free movie streaming, online gaming, data transferring, and video conferencing.

Stability on a busy network

Compared to Wi-Fi, the USB C Gigabit Ethernet Adapter can get much faster, more reliable network speed and efficiently prevent wireless connection dropping. The adapter is great for avoiding wireless interference and privacy issues otherwise a risk with wireless.

Paul Routledge - D-Link
By Paul Routledge, Country Manager, D‑Link
A highly experienced networking professional, Paul Routledge has led the UK&I region of D-Link for over 5 years